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Jack K replied to Brian Gryth's discussion 'RFP database for Government contracts?'
"Most popular site for Government Contracts is .....Moreover I heard that is providing quality service and affordable deals. "
Apr 1, 2013
Henry Chou replied to Brian Gryth's discussion 'RFP database for Government contracts?'
"Several of the answers below call out FBO.  FBO only covers federal opportunities.  If you are looking for RFPs for any level of government, you will likely have to subscribe to a paid information service such as Onvia ("
Dec 14, 2012
Charles Lewis Driggers replied to Brian Gryth's discussion 'Failures and Successful Projects Examples'
"In government, I have found the executive level managers do not set aside funds to implement IT projects even though  approved to implement.  For example, I would compile an annual list of projects to implement, acquire sponsor…"
Jun 8, 2012
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Steve Cottle replied to Brian Gryth's discussion 'Failures and Successful Projects Examples'
"GovLoop member Bill Eggers (disclosure: who I worked with) wrote a terrific book that examined 70 or so case studies of government projects that succeeded and failed. He looked at them in terms of different phases and traps. I'd definitely…"
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GovLoop replied to Brian Gryth's discussion 'Failures and Successful Projects Examples'
"Failures - Big Dig in Boston?   FBI Case mgmt - NYC Time & attendance project…"
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GovLoop replied to Brian Gryth's discussion 'Failures and Successful Projects Examples'
"We were doing a "project of week" for awhile - some good successes there - list is at"
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GovLoop replied to Brian Gryth's discussion 'Failures and Successful Projects Examples'
"Any specific type of projects?  Or any project failures and successes?"
Jun 7, 2012

Brian Gryth's Blog

Introducing the Model Open Government Directive for Local Government

Posted on January 24, 2011 at 10:24pm 0 Comments

In December, Kevin Curry, Alissa Black, Scott Primeau, and I began working on a model open government directive while at Citycamp Colorado.  After a flurry… Continue

What do words mean?

Posted on November 1, 2010 at 10:30am 0 Comments

What is government 2.0/gov 2.0? How do we define it? Is it the same as open government? Is it about technology? Is it about culture? Is it a buzzword or marketing hook? Is it a word people throw around to seem smart and hip?

Well, I am not sure what the answer is to any of these and for the most part I don’t care. But I have talked to a few non-govies lately and they look at me blankly when I have used Gov 2.0 in conversations. So I found myself trying to explain it. So here…


DC Office of Chief Technology Officer goes ROWE

Posted on October 15, 2010 at 12:52pm 6 Comments

I just have to share this news. Bryan Sivak just announced that the DC Office of Chief Technology Officer will introduce a Results-Only Work Environment by January 2011. As I just posted on Twitter, Bryan Sivak just gave hope to hundreds of government employees suffering in the old world.

From more on the story see the following posts:…


School Finance Data and HB10-1036

Posted on March 9, 2010 at 11:30pm 0 Comments

The following is a letter I sent to member of the Colorado General Assembly regarding HB10-1036, which calls for school…

Rocky Mountain Gov 2.0 Camp

Posted on February 23, 2010 at 9:00pm 1 Comment

Today Scott Primeau and I are happy to announce that the first Rocky Mountain Gov 2.0 Camp in June 2010. Government 2.0 Camp is a participant driven and group organized… Continue

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Current Title:
Legislative & Legal Analysis for the Colorado Department of State, Business Division
Educational Background (Degree, School):
Juris Doctor, cum laude, Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, MN;
Certificate of Dispute Resolution, Hamline Unversity School of Law Dispute Resolution Institute;
Bachelors of Arts, Political Science, University of Northern Colorado

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At 6:40pm on January 18, 2011, Lori Gama said…

Hi Brian! Good to see you! What a cute baby!

Let's keep in touch! Let me know if I can be of service in any way.


At 10:54am on March 2, 2010, Cheryl Wahlheim said…
Brian, thanks for friending me. I have been trying to get ahold of you to volunteer to help with the Rocky Mountain Gov 2.0 Camp. Just let me know what you need me to do. Please email me at or Thanks.
At 7:36pm on February 22, 2010, Michele Hovet said…
Hey Brian,
Thanks for joining us on the CSC Labs phone call today. I appreciate the value you brought. I'm looking forward to working with you more and hope to volunteer at your June conference.
At 3:37pm on October 24, 2009, Andrea Schneider said…
Hi Brian,
Thanks so much for joining the social networking group. We love having people with good ideas and an interest in making this all work for real.
Have a great time and chime in anytime.
At 5:59pm on October 20, 2009, jana gallatin gave Brian Gryth a gift
Every baby needs a teddy bear! Great profile photo!
At 10:19am on July 7, 2009, Mark Van Alstyne said…
I don't think I'll be able to go, but I'm trying to get someone from MT to get there...
At 12:51pm on July 1, 2009, Mark Van Alstyne said…
Hey Brian, are you going to the upcoming Open Gov Innovations conference in DC?
At 3:52pm on May 29, 2009, Mark Van Alstyne said…
Now that you mention it, the links weren't there. I was looking on my smart phone before, and thought maybe it was a windows mobile thing. I appreciate you following up with that.

BTW, I think our state security settings are blocking java scripts, since I can't seem to do much of anything on govloop from work...
At 11:02am on May 22, 2009, Mark Van Alstyne said…
Thanks Brian...I will pass that on to my wife. I told Randy I would like to be on the working group, so hopefully we will all be talking soon. Have a great long weekend.
At 12:06pm on May 16, 2009, Adam Arthur said…
Beautiful baby! Glad to see you participating on GovLoop.

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